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After updating sudoers user still does not have access to sudo

I'm having problems adding a user to the sudoers list via the /etc/sudoers file. $ whoami iain And they said I was crazy! $ which visudo /usr/sbin/visudo $ ls -la /usr/sbin/visudo ---x--x--x 1 ...
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Xserve 10.6.8: Why do `net.inet.ip.forwarding` & `net.inet.ip.fw.enable` kernel sysctl settings stay enabled even disabling?

Very bizarre situation. I have inherited a few Xservers from a previous admin that I have been charged with cleaning up on various levels. I am familiar with settings in Ubuntu & am very ...
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Launch Citrix session from command line

Work has a Citrix server. My workstation is OS X 10.6.8. I noticed yesterday that if I have download an .ica file to disk I can launch it from the command line ... open agljava.ica This is ...
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Palo Alto Netconnect OSX and DNS

I'm using Palo Alto Netconnect to connect to a remote system. I'm using it from OSX. When the netconnect app starts, it overrides my DNS settings, so while I'm still able to ping the internet using ip ...
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“Error of type eDSAuthFailed (-14090)” when attempting to disable a user in Workgroup Manager

In Mac OS Server 10.6, when I select a user account, uncheck the "access account" checkbox, and click Save, I get this error message: Error of type eDSAuthFailed (-14090) on line 3912 of ...
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OS X bootpd as dhcp server not giving out ip addresses

I'm experimenting with PXE lan-boot on my Mac OS 10.6; After some prolonged trouble shooting, I've gotten to the point where LaunchD is nicely running bootpd with the following options: <?xml ...
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How can I debug a hanging ssh connection?

I have two virtual servers with the same host provider. After regenerating my SSH keys on my client machine (local) I con only connect to one of the virtual servers. When I connect to the other (both ...
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sniffing vmnet8 on VMware fusion and OSX 10.6

I'm currently using VMWare Fusion on Mac OSX and I have a VM running. In order to sniff out the network traffic I ran the following as root :- $ /Library/Application\ Support/VMware\ ...
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Mac 10.6.8 Zend Server CE MySQL does not start — “ERROR! Manager of pid-file quit without updating file”

MySQL does not start, I have previously installed zend server on the same Mac and MySQL worked. I have reinstalled after rm -r /usr/local/zend . Are there any other directories I need to clear? Or do ...
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OSX 10.6 Cisco IPSEC strange behavior

I'm trying to connect to Cisco IPSEC VPN of my company over DSL Internet. I managed to successfully connect using Cisco VPN Client, now I'm trying to switch to OSX 10.6 native client, because of ...
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Redmine LDAP authentication

I have a Mac Mini server running Snow Leopard and installed Redmine. I would now like my users to be able to authenticate against the Open Directory server, but can't get it to work. Here's how I ...
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moving postgresql database from osx to windows 7

Are there known issues with moving a PostgreSQL database from osx to windows? I created a backup of my database and i want to use it to restore the database on a new machine. It works fine if i go ...
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How to mount USB drive on VM under VMWare or Virtual Box on OS X

I need to mount an external USB drive formatted as UFS on a Mac running Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6.7). OS X has no support for UFS, but I understand you can run a virtual instance of an OS w/UFS support ...
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Where do I find a MySQL self-installer for OSX?

I don't have the resources or know-how to install MySQL from source, and the downloads page on Mysql.com only provides versions that require lots of manual linking. Isn't there anywhere that ...
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Install web sharing on OS X server without disk?

On a new mac Mini which came with 10.6, I deselected the Web Sharing and a few other options on the initial setup, so now in System Preferences-->Sharing I have no option for Web Sharing, File ...
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How can I allow DNS through the Mac OS X Server 10.6 Firewall?

I'd like to use the default Firewall manager app to setup a firewall, but adding an entry for "DNS, port 53" does not seem to do the trick. DNS traffic is blocked when the firewall is on. Looking in ...
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utility native to OS X for administering AD accounts (without “magic triangle”)

EDIT: So far I have explored Centrify Suite (Spoke with a rep who didnt believe they offered a solution for this) Thursby ADmitMac (I have seen evidence that a tool exsists, but I'm failing to find ...
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How to build a PDC connected to Open DIrectory on OS X 10.6

Since OS X Server has an older version of Samba that cannot be used with Windows 7, I want to setup a newer (3.5.5) Samba server as a PDC. I want to continue to use Open Directory on the 10.6 OS X ...
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OSX 10.6 integration into NIS/netgroup/automount infrastructure

I have an existing infrastructure where accounts are maintained under NIS (yp) with no local unix accounts. Also, all the standard maps including hosts, mail aliases, netgroups, etc...are maintained ...
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How to permanently redirect port 80 to 8080 on OS X?

On OS X 10.6 you do not have iptables, so what is the full solution for this permanently redirect all request sent to port 80 to another port, like 8080? It has to be persistent.
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How do I override the OS X hostname that is assigned by DHCP?

I want to force OS X 10.6 to use the hostname that I assign it but still be able to use DHCP. The old method of editinng /etc/hostconfig is not good anymore, the file containing "This file is going ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6 - Apple's software mirrored RAID worth it?

I am installing an Intel Xserve (Quad core Xeon) with Snow Leopard Server (10.6) on two 80Gb 7200rpm SATA HDs. I created a mirrored RAID set using Disk Utility with those two drives, all went fine. ...
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How do I get SMTP Port 25 to be PCI Compliant on OS X 10.6 Server?

When running PCI security scans on this server it fails on port 25 with: SSL Server Supports Weak Encryption nCircle ID: 6174 Port: 25 CVSS Score: 5.8 Not Compliant Description The SSL (Secure ...
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DNS on OS X 10.6 non-server

I would like to have my OSX 10.6 (non-server) Mac serve domain names out to my small network(on the order of 5-10 computers). There's a few things I need to know to do this: Use the supplied named ...
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How do you best use .default files to reset service settings in OS X Server?

Can someone explain the logic behind .default and .orig files in OS X Server? The configuration files (eg: .conf, .cf files) for most services (postfix, dovecot, etc etc) have these files to help you ...
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can no longer access MySQL via PHP

I have a mySQL / PHP setup that I've used on several systems. I just recently upgraded my system to Max OSX 10.6, and now it cannot connect. I get the error: mysqlnd cannot connect to MySQL 4.1+ ...
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Install ColdFusion 9 into MAMP Pro on OSX

I'm using this video tutorial to try and install ColdFusion 9 with MAMP Pro on my Macbook, for development purposes. It works when installing CF8; but with both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions of CF9, ...
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Are ACLs for share points in OS X 10.6 fixed

Share points are 'broken' in OS X 10.5 in that inherited write permissions always take precedence over ACLs at the sharepoint itself. http://serverfault.com/questions/39976/os-x-afp-shares-and-access ...
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IPSecuritas Mac OS X Snow Leopard CheckPoint VPN

I used to use CheckPoint's VPN client on my Mac OS X (Leopard), but recently I upgraded to Snow Leopard, my VPN client stop working right after that, so I downloaded IPSecuritas and after some time I ...
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Mac and Exchange Server 2007: Entourage or wait for Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6)?

In a time frame of three of four months from now (fall 2009), I'll have to choose how to natively enable a handful of mac computers to access Exchange Server 2007 (email, contacts, calendar.) As far ...